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Here’s why West Virginia is a leader in the U.S. vaccine rollout.

Here's why West Virginia is a leader in the U.S. vaccine rollout.

Here’s why West Virginia is a leader in the U.S. vaccine rollout. Here’s why West Virginia is a leader in the U.S. vaccine rollout. Carolyn Zain had heard horror stories about the nation’s coronavirus vaccine rollout: long waits, clunky websites, people being turned away. So when her health department announced it was expanding appointments, she armed herself with two phones …

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New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa

New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa

New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa In 2018, scientists set out on an expedition to survey the habitat of an endangered bat species in the West African country of Guinea. One night, a trap turned up something unusual: a new species of bat with a fiery …

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42 People in West Virginia Mistakenly Given Virus Treatment Instead of Vaccine

42 People in West Virginia Mistakenly Given Virus Treatment Instead of Vaccine

42 People in West Virginia Mistakenly Given Virus Treatment Instead of Vaccine 42 People in West Virginia Mistakenly Given Virus Treatment Instead of Vaccine Forty-two people in Boone County, in southwestern West Virginia, who were scheduled to receive the coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday were mistakenly injected with an experimental monoclonal antibody treatment instead, the West Virginia National Guard said on …

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George Blake, British Spy Who Betrayed the West, Dies at 98

George Blake, British Spy Who Betrayed the West, Dies at 98

George Blake, British Spy Who Betrayed the West, Dies at 98 George Blake, British Spy Who Betrayed the West, Dies at 98 He was born George Behar in Rotterdam on Nov. 11, 1922. His mother was a Dutch Protestant; his father, Albert, was a Spanish Jew born in Turkey who fought the Ottoman Empire in World War I and was …

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Leslie West, ‘Mississippi Queen’ Rocker, Is Dead at 75

Leslie West, ‘Mississippi Queen’ Rocker, Is Dead at 75

Leslie West, ‘Mississippi Queen’ Rocker, Is Dead at 75 Leslie West, ‘Mississippi Queen’ Rocker, Is Dead at 75 Leslie West was born Leslie Weinstein on Oct. 22, 1945, in New York City to Bill and Rita Weinstein. His mother was a hair model, his father the vice president of a rug shampoo company. He grew up in the suburbs. When …

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Navy Warship’s Secret Mission Off West Africa Aims to Help Punish Venezuela

Navy Warship’s Secret Mission Off West Africa Aims to Help Punish Venezuela

Navy Warship’s Secret Mission Off West Africa Aims to Help Punish Venezuela Navy Warship’s Secret Mission Off West Africa Aims to Help Punish Venezuela WASHINGTON — For the past month, the Navy cruiser San Jacinto had sailed off the West African island nation of Cape Verde on a secret mission aimed at helping deal a major blow to President Nicolás …

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‘Small Town, No Hospital’: Covid-19 Is Overwhelming Rural West Texas

‘Small Town, No Hospital’: Covid-19 Is Overwhelming Rural West Texas

‘Small Town, No Hospital’: Covid-19 Is Overwhelming Rural West Texas ‘Small Town, No Hospital’: Covid-19 Is Overwhelming Rural West Texas ALPINE, Texas — It is one of the fastest-growing coronavirus hot spots in the nation, but there are no long lines of cars piled up for drive-through testing and no rush of appointments to get swabbed at CVS. That’s because …

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Andrew Lloyd Webber says West End theatres will open next summer

Andrew Lloyd Webber says West End theatres will open next summer

Andrew Lloyd Webber says West End theatres will open next summer Andrew Lloyd Webber says West End theatres will open next summer The theatre veteran announced that the majority of his own West End theatres will reopen next year, after being forced to close due the pandemic. He said that previews of his new musical Cinderella will begin on 30 …

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U.K. Approves Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine, a First in the West

U.K. Approves Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine, a First in the West

U.K. Approves Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine, a First in the West U.K. Approves Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine, a First in the West LONDON — Britain gave emergency approval on Wednesday to Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine, leaping ahead of the United States to become the first Western country to allow mass inoculations against a disease that has killed more than 1.4 million people worldwide. …

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Kim Kardashian West visits death row inmate Julius Jones in prison

Kim Kardashian West discussed the documentary ‘The Justice Project’ on 18 January 2020 in Pasadena, California

Kim Kardashian West visits death row inmate Julius Jones in prison Kim Kardashian West visits death row inmate Julius Jones in prison Kardashian West visited Jones at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, along with Jones’s attorney Dale Baich, according to a news release. She also met Jones’s family in Oklahoma City. Jones was convicted of murder in 1999, after …

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